Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-05-2009, 03:10 PM   #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Alicia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 5

Default Creamy One Dish Casserole

I made this recipe last night and it was absolutely delicious and south beach friendly.

Creamy One Dish Casserole

10 Ounces Whole Wheat Penne Rigatte pasta (measured while dry)
3/4 lb gorund turkey
1/3 package fat free cream cheese
1 can chopped spinach
1/3 cup cooked brocoli florets
5 teaspoons cheddar cheese sauce mix (i used the one from the Kraft Mac and Cheese)
1/3 cup onions
1/2 cup fat free milk
1/2 teaspoon transfat free butter
salt and pepper to taste
3 teaspoons all purpose flour (sacrifice it since the amount is miniscule)

Instructions

Boil that pasta according to package directions.

Prepare the ground turkey in a saute pan with salt and pepper.

Sautee onions in with butter, adding a bit of water occasionally to prevent them from sticking. After onions are tender, add milk and then cream cheese and cheese sauce miix after the milk is heated. Mix flour in a few tablespoons of water until mixture is smooth then gradually add to sauce mixture.

Drain spinach and chop brocoli florets.

In a casserole dish, layer pasta, then ground turkey, then spinach and brocoli and cover evenly with sauce.

Cover and bake for 25 mins or until sauce is bubbling then uncover and let bake for 5-7 minutes.



Hope you guys enjoy because I did. Also, garlic and sweet pepper, or shallots can also be sauteed for the sauce I just prefer onions alone in mine.
Alicia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2010, 12:59 PM   #2  
Healthy mommy
 
Fat Melanie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: North Carolina, USA
Posts: 1,418

S/C/G: 246/235/150

Height: 5'8 3/4

Default

I wouldn't use the Kraft mac n' cheese stuff, way too much sodium and other things in it that aren't quite SB friendly. I'd use some reduced fat real cheddar instead. But otherwise, this sounds really good.
Fat Melanie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:20 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.